[Tagging] The endless debate about "landcover" as a top-level tag

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 09:40:08 UTC 2018


On Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 11:36 AM Mateusz Konieczny
<matkoniecz at tutanota.com> wrote:
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> 13. Jun 2018 10:34 by marc.gemis at gmail.com:
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> which is "colouring" the map.
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> I am not sure is it intention, but it sounds like attempt to
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> find a derogatory term for landcover mapping.

I would not use that term if you use landcover for this purpose. For
me, using landuse=forest to mark any area with trees is mapping for
the renderer (and apparently accepted by a part of the community),
hence the derogatory term.

m.



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